It is becoming increasingly clear that only structural change can save the mobile industry. BuddeComm regularly bring this issue forward, similar to the discussion in relation to the structural separation of the fixed networks, which we began just over a decade ago.
What we are seeing in the mobile industry is an infrastructure and a spectrum crunch.
This report explores the looming issues surrounding spectrum and mobile infrastructure with a focus on development in Europe. The report is designed to provide current observations which may assist investors, analysts and industry participants in making investment and business decisions.
Across Europe, the UMTS Forum is calling for additional spectrum to be identified and allocated to support the growth in mobile data and close the gap between demand for mobile services and available network capacity.